[LAGOS] A major initiative aimed at transforming the agricultural sector to aid food sufficiency in Africa has been launched.
The initiative known as Technologies for African Agricultural Transformation (TAAT) is focusing on eight priority areas — self-sufficiency in rice, intensification of cassava, food security in the Sahel, transforming savannas as a breadbasket, restoring tree plantations, expanding horticulture, increasing wheat production and expanded fish farming.
It is being spearheaded by the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA).
“What TAAT will be
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